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County Manager

The County Manager’s Office, under the leadership of the Schenectady County Legislature, oversees and coordinates operations of County government to assure successful implementation of the policies of the Schenectady County Legislature.

The County Manager manages the $300M annual budget and coordinates with the 30 departments, and officers of County government. The County Manager appoints non-elected department heads subject to confirmation by the Legislature.


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With Schenectady County, You Won't Just Find A Job, You'll Start A Career. 

Take the steps towards a rewarding career in public service. Schenectady County employees work hard everyday delivering essential services and maintaining public infrastructure. Schenectady County is seeking passionate and hardworking candidates with a strong desire to help others to fill several Civil Service vacancies. 


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2024 Tentative Operating Budget & 2024-2029 Capital Improvement Program

Each year, the Schenectady County Manager prepares a Tentative Operating Budget and a Capital Improvement Program for the Schenectady County Legislature. Over the course of several public meetings, the Schenectady County Legislature reviews the budget, receives public comment, proposes amendments, and votes to adopt the budget for the year. 

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View Tentative Operating Budget
View Tentative Capital Improvement Program
View Upcoming Meeting Schedule

This State of Emergency has been declared due to the current severe housing crisis as a result of a limited number of temporary and permanent housing available in the County. 

An Emergency Order in furtherance of a declaration of a State of Emergency issued on July 24, 2023, prohibiting foreign municipal programs that burden the County.